How Do You Get in the Mood…

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… to write. What did you think I was talking about? Get your mind out of the gutter!!

I just finished reading the post “Some Ideas” by Vy Chazen, wherein she listed some quick pick-me-ups to get into the writing mood. Thank you for that, by the way, since it was my inspiration for this post. I was hoping for some new spectacular ideas and she did provide 12 different scenarios. I tried not to giggle while I read them – I really did – but I couldn’t help but notice how few of those options might actually work for me. Not that I haven’t already tried a couple of them before.

As usual, I’m brimming with optimism as I lay out all the reasons why NOTHING can help me get in the mood. (more…)